An offender was arrested in connection to the death of a 13-month-old child on July 11, 2015. Officers observed Watkins in a vehicle fitting the description of a wanted offender’s vehicle from a fatal shooting that occurred on the 7700 block of S. Kingston Ave. at approx. 1:45 pm on the above date. Watkins then fled in the vehicle and struck a 13-month-old male, who was in a stroller on the sidewalk, in the 6300 block of S. Ellis St. 12Jul15 Charges for Watkins
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in District 019 of recent robberies that
occurred on July 8th and July 10th. In these incidents, the offenders approached the
victims from behind and used force to rob them.
Joshua Ford was arrested in connection to a murder that occurred September 21st, 2014 on the 7700 block of South Stewart Ave at approx. 2:40 am.
Robberies have occurred in the 15th District in which the offenders displayed a
handgun and demanded the victims’ belongings. Incident times and location are
listed in the Community Alert below.
The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), in
conjunction with Chicago Police Department, will be holding a Community
Emergency Response Preparedness Seminar at the Salvation Army Divisional
Headquarters 5040 N. Pulaski on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 6:30p.m.
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 011th District (Area North) of an
increase in Burglary related incidents that have occurred during the month of June.
In these incidents, an unknown offender(s) used force to make entry via the rear and
side windows of the residences and removed electronics and personal items.
Self proclaimed members of the “Sovereign” or “Sovereign Citizen” movement have
engaged in property ownership and/or takeover schemes in the Chicago area
whereby residences are taken over and illegally occupied. The “Sovereign” or
“Sovereign Citizen” movement consists of people who do not believe they are
subject to the laws of our government. After a lengthy investigation, felony arrest
warrants were obtained for four subjects for theft, burglary, and other crimes. Two of
the subjects have been located and arrested and the two offenders depicted are still
Two recent Robberies have occurred in which the offenders rob a victim after
answering an advertisement placed on Craig’s List. In both cases, the victim had
placed an I-Phone or Apple Watch for sale on Craig’s List. The offenders made
contact with the victim and a meeting was arranged. When the offenders meet with
the victim, the offenders battered the victim with their fists and took property from the
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 012th District of robbery related incidents that have occurred on Beat 1231 during the month of July. In these incidents, three offenders approach the victims and rob them of personal items. In one incident the offenders displayed a firearm.
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 11th District (Harrison) of two recent robberies.
In the first incident, the victim was walking and the offender approached from behind and
grabbed the victim’s purse. The offender also asked for the victim’s jewelry and struck her
with a closed fist and took her necklace and earrings. In the second incident, the victim was
waiting at a bus stop and the offender grabbed her purse and pushed her to the ground.
The offender fled the scene on foot in both incidents.